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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Looking for WW2 (and after) records?

    Looking for WW2 or more modern RAF service records? See the sticky I posted HERE

    Started by Lesley Robertson‎, 20-04-2014 1:22 PM
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  1. 102 squadron 1918/1919

    I am trying to find info on this squadron and my wife's grandfather Hugh O'Donnell who was an AC2 169580. I have his Cert of Emplyment during the war and his medals in original boxes yet can find no trace of him in these records. A mystery and any help will be appreciated.

    Started by Sassenach‎, 21-02-2014 2:04 PM
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  2. Information on my Great Grandad RAF

    Hi everyone, I am trying to find out as much information as possible on my Great Grandad. This is everything i know, Name: Dennis Arthur Kendrick. Rank: Corporal, RAF Posted: Isle of Man During 1942/3 to ----- He was either a Electrician or Carpenter durning his time served.

    Started by seansparco‎, 19-02-2014 4:16 PM
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  3. Missing information for RAF records search.??

    Records for JOHN WILSON FOX (RAF WWII) I have looked at the information required in the RAF Service Record application form and am unable to provide any of the following: 1. Date of Birth - Like a lot of underage volunteers, my Father lied about his age to get into the RAF during...

    Started by JoniFox‎, 16-02-2014 1:58 PM
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  4. Edward Alfred Francis

    I am doing research for my girlfriend on her father Edward Alfred Francis who served with the RAF during the Second World War. Information is hard to come by and the only data I have found so far on this site suggests that he was a Technical Branch (Engineer} Flying Officer mentioned in despatches...

    Started by researcher52r‎, 15-02-2014 2:52 PM
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  5. No.9 Squadron RAF - August 1918

    Has anyone got any information of the activities of No.9 Squadron RAF on August 11th 1918? I am particularly interested in 2/Lt. Edgar Brandon an observer who was killed that day, hope you can assist.

    Started by 123Charles‎, 24-01-2014 8:37 PM
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  6. Can't find Grandfather's records WW1

    WW1: I can't find anything, despite having his Regimental number, date of transfer to reserves, place of joining, and the 2 regiments involved. Can it be one of those missing records, or am I just doing something wrong?

    Started by Free Forester‎, 03-02-2014 1:08 PM
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  7. Aden - Finding my father's records

    My father served in the Middle East in the late 40's and possibly early 50's. I know he travelled by ship from Cyprus to Israel and also travelled over-land from there to Iraq. I am aware he was stationed in Aden for some time and worked with Mosquito planes. Can anyone give me any pointers as to...

    Started by jbfurlong‎, 01-02-2014 4:09 PM
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  8. Trying to locate my Dads war records

    I obviously have his DOB,he was a FEPOW for 3 1/2 yrs and captured in Singapore.Trained in Hornchurch I believe and was ground crew- I think.All of which doesn't seem to help when trying to find info-any help would be appreciated

    Started by yellows‎, 30-01-2014 1:47 PM
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  9. AW1 SERVICE N0 490187 DOROTHY ANDERSON

    Looking for info W.R.A.F AW1 Dorothy Anderson served at Chicksands Priory during the WW2 which I believe was near Bletchley,her work was top secret so until just before her death told us she used to read morse code from agents and maybe German wireless we have photo's of her group if anyone new her...

    Started by Batman‎, 24-01-2014 6:02 PM
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  10. Kathleen Rosina Huggins

    My aunt won the BEM in 1947. She kept the nature of the honour and why she received it secret until she died. It is thought it was something to do with Biggin Hill Aerodome. If any one can shed any lights on events at that time I would be very grateful

    Started by Benedict‎, 23-01-2014 5:38 PM
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  11. Red face 214 SQUADRON No 3 GROUP 1944 NORFOLK

    My father, Albert Cronk served in 214 Squadron from 1st May 1944. I have his service record from the MOD which gives all postings. Just wondered if anyone has any information that I can add to our knowledge for our family history records. Here's hoping

    Started by brianc‎, 31-12-2013 3:22 PM
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  12. Donald Audsley 175 Squadron during ww2

    Hi my grandfather died in 1994 and served with the above squadron during WW2. The Raf wont release all his records until 2019(25years after death). I wondered if anybody had details on him or pictures/ info of 175 squadron Regards M Rawlins (Grandson)

    Started by j22mdr‎, 16-01-2014 12:56 PM
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  13. R. A. F. No. 45 (B) Squadron

    I am looking for any information about the above Squadron in Helwan Egypt 1926-1928 and a Pilot Sergeant Frederick Ernest O'Meara. I am also trying to find any other of his R.A.F. records.

    Started by gengrant‎, 11-01-2014 6:20 PM
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  14. Red face 515 Squadron LITTLE SNORING KENT 1942

    My father, Albert Cronk, served in the 515 Squadron in Kent from 1942 and I was wondering if anyone has any information relating to him etc to add to our family knowledge. Here's hoping.

    Started by brianc‎, 31-12-2013 3:27 PM
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  15. Alan Morgan

    Can anyone please help? I'm trying to find any records of my father's flying career. Full name is Alan Morgan, DOB 18/12/1922, Hull, Yorkshire. Joined RAF as fighter/bomber pilot in Spitfires and I think Hurricanes. Trained in Canada, and Augusta, Georgia, USA. Ended up surviving the war serving...

    Started by Ballantrae1‎, 01-01-2014 3:41 AM
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  16. Finding records

    I seem to have failed to find basic records for both my parents with the searches on the main site. My father was a fitter in the RAF, my mother a wireless operator in the ATS (OWL). (WWII) Looking at the information that came up I see predominantly the names of officers, although they must be...

    Started by greenstar‎, 23-12-2013 6:02 PM
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  17. help please for james wilson

    Can any body please help if they have any info on a james wilson he was a volunteer in the air force he fixed planes, he was in malta in ww2 for a while he came from hartlepool england..... I have a book left of him called THE GROUND ENGINEERS MANUAL. If this is any help im not sure, He may of...

    Started by xplantyx‎, 23-12-2013 9:06 PM
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  18. Wink Help please

    Hi everyone Can anyone give me a list of the crew who were aboard the plane that the Duke of Kent was on that went down on some 'mission' in 1945 /46? The plane crashed somewhere in the north of Scotland on what has been said was a secret mission. My father always said that his cousin was one...

    Started by Tillergirl‎, 17-12-2013 5:36 PM
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  19. 12 squadron -operation fuller

    My mothers cousin was killed in action on 11/02/1942 in a wellington from 12 squadron -I have names of crew members but would like to find out more information about the mission that they would have been on -were 12 squadron involved in operation Fuller ?-the timings are right -the wellington flew...

    Started by rob healy‎, 07-12-2013 10:52 AM
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  20. WC Athol Stanhope Forbes b 1912 d 1981

    It is believed Athol was the son of a relative of mine, one Isobel Gibb (who became Isobel Barr then Isobel Forbes). I am currently waiting for Athol's birth certificate coming to me to confirm this. While there is much information online about Athol's RAF career (particularly as one of "The...

    Started by andygibb‎, 01-12-2013 10:13 PM
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